Enjoy Rio as a local!
1- Favela of Vidigal is one of the most beautiful and peaceful favela in Rio.
2- Christ walking through the mountain. Starting at Jardim Botanico then visiting Parque Lage, the visual arts school and finishing walking through the mountain till get to the Christ
3 -Favela Tour
Cantagalo(great view and tourist spot in the high, like bars and hostels) and Rocinha.
4 -Carnaval time
Visit the pretraining of the street blocos, sambodromo and samba schools like Salgueiro and Mangueira.
5 -Lapa and neighborhood
Starting at arcos da lapa then selaron stair. Take the Santa Teresa bondinho to largo dos guimaraes and then visit parque das ruinas. (It could be finished visiting he Christ too)
6 -Museum's tour
Visit the MAM Museum of Modern art, MAR, Museum of Rio Art, Museum of Tomorrow and Museum of the Republic. (It could be possible almost visit arts gallery's too)